Wednesday, August 26, 2009

~gravlax recipe~

gravlax recipe

1 - 3lb. side of salmon-skin on
2 fluid oz. of lemon juice
1 fluid oz. of aquavit

cure mix
6 oz. salt
6 oz. sugar
1/2 oz. fresh cracked pepper

remove pin bones and score skin.
place skin down on cheesecloth or shrink wrap and brush with aquavit and lemon juice.
mix cure and pack over salmon ( less on tail end ).
finish wrapping and place in perforated pan with regular pan under and one on top.
place weight ontop (#10 cans)
turn daily for 3-4 days.
rinse and store
slice thin to serve

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